|Updated: 7/30/2012 12:55 pm
||Published: 7/30/2012 12:53 pm
Owasso Police Department Detectives joined forces with the Tulsa County Sheriff Drug Task Force in a joint investigation of a suspected methamphetamine production and counterfeit money manufacturing operation.
Officials say a month-long investigation led investigators to a home located in the 12500 block of East 176th Street North, north of the Collinsville city limits.
Detectives and deputies served a search warrant for the home early on July 19th. Officials say the occupants refused to surrender and the Tulsa County Sheriff Department Tactical Team took them into custody.
John O. Dougherty III, 38, was arrested for endeavoring to manufacture controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a sawed-off shotgun and firearm AFCF, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and counterfeit crimes. He was taken to a hospital for detox and decontamination.
Amanda Bentley, 18, was also arrested for endeavoring to manufacture controlled dangerous substance.
Officers say they confiscated counterfeit US Currency, computers and printers, clandestine methamphetamine lab components and precursor materials, and numerous firearms and ammunition. They also say the home had guard dogs and surveillance cameras.
Officers say they anticipate making more arrests in this case.